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NAB 2016, Konova introduces the Sun Jib available in three different lengths (S400, S700, and S900). The design is slightly different than most jibs as the self leveling mechanism is completely enclosed into a single bar.

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The SunJib is not only simple and fast to setup, but also designed specifically to be 'Vibration and Flex Free' (no wiggle) allowing for smoother camera motion. They claim that you can stand a coin up on it's side and boom the SunJib without the coin falling over. This precision and smooth operation is helpful for longer focal length lenses, or close up Macro work where any movement would be highly exaggerated.

More information about the Konova Sun Jib is available at http://KonovaPhoto.com (found here)

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In this interview video, Rich from Camera Motion Research demos the iFootage Minicrane M1 III. This tool-less Carbon Fiber telescoping portable Jib offers it's own panning base (no heavy duty fluid head required), quick leveling of the camera platform, and even Auto Tilt parallax-like tracking during vertical moves. The iFootage Minicrane M1 III weighs just 8lbs, can extend to a full 85 inches, and supports up to 33 lbs camera setups.

The iFootage Wild Bull T5 Tripod is a great choice for those looking for a tripod that is lightweight, compact, and has a high load capacity of 88 lbs. The T5 is anodized aluminum construction. It has a 59 in. maximum height, a minimum height of 8 in., and weighs only 8.8 lb. Collapsed length is 28.3 inches. Bowl diameter is 75mm.

Adjustable feet spikes and feet pads allow the tripod to function in uneven terrain. The locking legs can be adjusted to any angle from 15° to 78°. The quick release locking lever design allows fast lock and release of the tripod legs with just one hand. Its spreader is easily moved from bottom to mid section. The T5 includes a padded carrying case with comfortable shoulder strap and side handle.

Both the iFootage Minicrane M1 III and the iFootage Wild Bull T5 Tripod are available now at the Camera Motion Research Website at http://Camotionllc.com (here).

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Has it happened to you? You're right in the middle of an interview and all of a sudden one light goes out. It appears the battery in your light has died and so you have to basically start that interview process over. If only you had one central interface to be able to view the power levels of every battery on set, knowing exactly how much time you have left, and which ones need to be swapped out. Well, now there is such a tool.

Our friends with Runplayback.com coverage at NAB 2015 visits the Switronix booth showcasing new battery solutions and battery management systems. Some of their latest items on the floor like the VoltBridge, a battery level monitor platform that utilizes a Bluetooth transmitter and mobile app; the Hypercore Prime, a 2-part designed, TSA travel friendly battery pack and the Hypercine, a block battery that can be used to power multiple battery packs while providing 392wh as one unit.

For more information about these Switronix products and accessories, visit their company website at switronix.com

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